News for Saturday, March 26, 2005

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Legislative session winding down

From Staff and Wire Reports

Essie Allen Chambers

Essie Allen Chambers, 92, of Stockbridge, Ga. died Thursday, March 24, 2005.

Carolyn Rodgers

Carolyn Rodgers, 74, of McDonough, Ga. died Friday, March 25, 2005.

Wife of man found dead goes home

By Aisha I. Jefferson

Stars, but only on diamond - Greg Gelpi

Their forearms may rival those of Superman, but that doesn't mean that their integrity does as well.

If we can't get along, should we play alone? - Shannon Jenkins

Since we all can't seem to play nicely together, maybe we should be separated.

Florida driver dies in fiery crash on I-675

By Ed Brock

Taking a swing at Congress, out at first - Bob Paslay

What I like about the way the Big Guy designed us is He gave us this spectacular brain and no two people got the same one. So two people can stand side by side in a museum looking at a painting, especially an abstract one, and one sees a pony and one sees a glob of colors and nothing more.

God issues statement on His catastrophe policy - Rob Felt

God gave a brief outline of his feelings surrounding catastrophe fallout Wednesday in a press release directed to media outlets around the world. The statement addressed specific instances where bystanders to accidents, fires and other fatal events thanked God afterwards that they were spared.

Building boom continues in Henry, slows in Clayton

By Ed Brock and Justin Boron

CCSU class takes the fight to students

By Greg Gelpi

Special services highlight Easter celebrations

By Shannon Jenkins

Dealing with pro athletes every day not for me - Doug Gorman

I'm often asked what I like best about my job

Martha Thompson

Mrs. Martha Thompson of Riverdale, Ga. passed away Friday, March 25, 2005.

Take a moment, capture the essentials in your life - Tamara Boatwright

Quick, if it were needed by the police could you tell them your license plate number? Could you provide police with a detailed description of your child or spouse and a current, clear photograph?

Staying connected, but at what cost? - Zach Porter

Right now, like most people my age, I do not own a home phone. With long distance calling from anywhere to anywhere across the U.S. on a cell phone, then what is the point of having a land line when it can cost you just for the basic service that you do not really need? What is worse is that in most places you must pay for a basic phone line in order to receive high-speed Internet access.

Capitalism at its best - Ed Brock

Walk into the Wal-Mart in Stockbridge and you will see "Star Wars" posters covering the security scanners and a display of the bestseller called "The Purpose Driven Life."

Stall expected for bill to enlarge commission

By Justin Boron

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Pets of the Week

Eindy is a 4-year-old, black and white domestic medium-hair. She has been spayed and all vaccinations are current. Eindy is a solitary cat, choosing quiet, out-of-the-way places where she can nap her days away. Eindy does not like other cats, so most of her three years at the Clayton County Humane Society shelter have been spent in a cage. For more information call the Humane Society at (770) 471-9436. Visit www.claytoncountyhumane.org to see other animals available for adoption.

Prioritizing our

children over asphalt

Jonesboro's Fleming signs scholarship

By Doug Gorman

Kidnapping suspect 'eager' to return

By Ed Brock

Kiwanis hold talent show auditions

From Staff Reports

Lockdown at LAX - Justin Boron

The sad reality of the Los Angeles International airport is that some forlorn soul cannot get a drink at 10:30 in the evening. Not even the mention of seven hours spent in misery waiting for flights all day would sway the martinet behind the bar.

Tax exemption bill passes

By Justin Boron